Pam Merklinger Becomes an ALA Advanced Kitchen & Bath Lighting Certificate Specialist
October 21, 2014
Tinton Falls, NJ- Warshauer Electric Supply, a New Jersey based electrical wholesaler, in pleased to announce that Lighting Designer, Pamela Merklinger, has become an American Lighting Association (ALA) Certificate Specialist in the area of Kitchen and Bath Lighting. The ALA’s Certificate Specialist program allows ALA Lighting Specialists to gate further specialization in specific areas. The Advanced Kitchen and Bath Lighting designation covers the unique and specific issues lighting professionals need to consider when creating lighting designs in bath and kitchen areas. Kitchens and baths require lighting to perform important visual tasks, such as cutting food and reading medicine bottles. Understanding the science of lighting and technical requirements of these rooms is important for visibility and safety. Mrs. Merklinger has joined an elite group of industry professionals knowledgeable on the latest trends in the lighting industry.
“Continuing education is a foundation of success at Warshauer Electric Supply,” says Jim Dunn, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Warshauer. “From being an approved CEU provider to our contractor customers, to having the best and brightest sales employees, we feel education is a never ending process and true differentiator. Our employees are constantly training and learning about new products, industry trends, best practices and new codes and standards. Professional certifications like the ALA Advanced Kitchen and Bath bring that training and education to an even higher level that is recognized and respected industry wide.”
The American Lighting Association is a trade association representing the lighting industry. Its membership includes lighting, ceiling fan and dimming control manufacturers, retail showrooms, sales representatives and lighting designers dedicated to providing the public with the proper application of quality residential lighting and ceiling fan products.
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